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    In this activity, learners construct bug models that "jitter" all over the table with just a battery, motor, and counterweight. Use this hands-on activity to facilitate inquiry and...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Make a one-string "guitar" by stringing a cup with some fishing line. You amplify the plucking of the string by placing a piezo contact microphone and mini battery powered amplifier...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    DNA is the thread of life. Encoded in its genetic sequence is the information that makes each of us unique. This activity allows you to see the long, stringy strands of your own DNA, extracted from...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners construct wands that play different notes depending on information from light sensors programmed via a PICO Cricket. As learners move the wands around, they expose the...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Many of the genetic sequences found in the fruit fly genome are similar to those found in humans. This activity allows learners to stain DNA from fruit fly salivary glands and examine the DNA in...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Audio Boggle is an activity that lets you listen to a track (that you make yourself) and see what you can hear! To make a recording to use for Audio Boggle, you’ll need a microphone, a sound...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners construct drawing machines using a cup, some markers, and a battery pack. The markers act as "legs" for the machine, making a drawing that records as it moves....

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    This activity is about the mural making process done about 9,000 years ago in Catalhoyuk, Turkey. Two groups will make a large banner mural about an historic event of their choice, then "age...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    This activity uses a special paper that can create images with exposure to the Sun. Collect objects of different shapes and sizes and use them to make interesting patterns on your sun print. Most...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    Build your own Mini Mini Golf Course and learn about hands-on building and design, basic circuitry, motion modules and more! Start with the step-by-step photo documentation of other teams'...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 4 weeks